Cool Stuff Found galore begins this episode, because that’s the spirit of the holiday season. Equally as important, though, are the airing of the grievances, and Mail.app provides a healthy platform for that…with some hints and tips, to be helpful, of course. After all, we each need to learn at least five new things! That’s not all: there are more tips and questions and answers here to enjoy, as well. Press play and join John, Dave, and the rest of the MGG Family for this week’s episode.
Homebrew has recently started to collect data, which helps the developers. But if you don’t like this you can disable Homebrew analytics.
Categories range from Audio all the way to Window Management.
Andrew Orr and Dave Hamilton join Jeff Gamet to look at some cool alternatives to Apple’s Terminal app, plus they share some handy command line tools.
When it comes to installing awesome software for free, this utility, paradoxically both little-known and popular, makes it quick and easy.
Sonos and Amazon jointly announced their Alexa integration earlier this year and the world rejoiced. Voice control of your Sonos system is one of those holy grails. The integration is expected to be available at some point in 2017. But I’m an impatient geek so, while I’m waiting for official support to be available, I spent an hour yesterday getting this working using freely-available open-source tools. You can do this, too, and I’ll walk you through what you’re doing and how to get started.